When it comes to pecan recipes, a lot of people tend to think of the classic American holiday favourite – the humble Pecan Pie. As delicious as a good Pecan Pie is, pecans are one of the most diverse nuts for use in cooking. Savory, sweet or something in between, pecans are a powerhouse ingredient for taste and nutrition.
Speaking of nutrition, pecans contain a stunning collection of vitamins and minerals that do a whole lot of good for your body.
Pecans are a great source of:
Important for your cardiovascular health and digestive health
A diet rich in antioxidants can have benefits for your heart health and may also help to lower your risk of infections and some forms of cancer.
Another mineral with anti-inflammatory benefits, as well as promoting brain and thyroid health.
Important for strong bones and teeth and kidney function
Great for bone and heart health as well as incredible anti-inflammatory benefits
Helps your immune system and wound healing
And that’s just a short list of some of the amazing vitamins and minerals found in Pecans!
So what are you waiting for? Grab some pecans from our online store, find some pecan recipes and enjoy the health benefits of some amazing Australian pecans.
If you love the Barefoot Farm Maple Roasted Pecans, this recipe is for you.
A subtle hint of maple syrup with a fresh twist of your favourite citrus fruit, these glazed pecans are the perfect addition to salads, desserts, chacuterie boards, grazing tables or just on their own for a delicious snack.
With their naturally buttery composition, Pecans can make the most amazing nut butter you’ll ever taste. With the overwhelming health benefits of pecans and the incredible ease of turning them into butter, you’ll be earmarking this recipe to use over and over and over again!